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10 dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma

AP

By ANDREW MELDRUM and MOGOMOTSI MAGOME

July 12,2021

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Rioting triggered by the imprisonment of former South African President Jacob Zuma escalated Monday as shopping malls in Johannesburg were looted, major roads were blocked by burning tires and the police and military struggled to contain the violence.

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in a somber address broadcast to the nation Monday night, vowed that the police and army would restore order, and he appealed to all South Africans to work together for peace.

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